About Valentino Cucina Italiana
Valentino Cucina Italiana is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is owned by Chef Giovanni Rocchio. This fine dining Italian restaurant opened in its original location in 2006. Chef Giovanni Rocchio takes pride in challenging himself and increasing his knowledge to reach higher levels of cooking. Valentino Cucina Italiana uses only the freshest, highest quality ingredients and provides consistent, remarkable dishes to its customers. In addition to serving only the most delicious dishes, Chef Giovanni Rocchio believes in providing guests with exceptional service and respectful hospitality, all vital elements of a luxurious restaurant operation.
The Ideal Valentino is what we strive for everyday.
It is a brass ring we long to capture helping us to better our last service. The Kitchen staff works toward excellence and consistency each day, perfecting the culinary elements of every dish from silky sauces to simple seasoning and clean stations, a collective nucleus of faultless talent.
Valentino is yours to enjoy. We trust you will recognize our dynamic and enjoy the creative preparations made especially for you by our thoughtful team of individuals who cook and serve. We welcome you to the spectacular comforts of this landmark where extraordinary quality endures and grandeur is common.
CHEF & STAFF
NOVEMBER 1st, 2016
ORDER TICKETS NOW!
Valentino welcomes award winningChef Michael Gallina of Vicia (St. Louis, MO) formerly Chef de Cuisine at Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills, NY) for a collaboration dinner with Chef's Giovanni Rocchio, Jimmy Everett, and Pastry Chef Alex Grunert.
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception with sparkling wine and canapes, followed by a multi-course tasitng menu and wine pairings from Valentino's outstanding cellar. Here is a preview of the menu:
Cobia, grilled husk cherries, young ginger, carmen peppers, sorrel
Zucchini "risotto", royal red shrimp, lardo, squash blossoms
Porcini mushrooms, goose egg, coppa, nasturtium, horseradish
Maine lobster, artichoke and buffalo mozzarella mezzaluna, citrus beurre blanc
Braised short ribs, goat cheese grits, cherries, hen of the woods mushrooms, Pedro Ximenez jus
Chestnut and barley malt pavlova, bartlett pear sorbet, verjus, soy caramel
BOOK A PRIVATE EVENT
Plan your next business meeting or corporate gathering at Valentino. Celebrate a special occasion - anniversary or birthday. Party to your heart's content and discover plush privacy while dining under watchful, unobtrusive service. Call the Private Events Line and our planner will offer the appropriate basics to your every desire.
To book a private event, or to find out more about private events:
Please call Peter London at (954) 368-2965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call (954) 523–5767 from 6am – 11pm daily, or book online with OpenTable.
Reservations and a credit card number are required for parties of 6 or more. A $25 per person fee will be charged for cancellations made within 24 hours prior to reservation.
Reservations & INQUIRIES
620 S Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
MON - THURS 6PM - 11PM
FRI AND SAT 6PM - 12AM
SUN - CLOSED
BAR OPEN 5PM
For your convenience, valet parking is available.
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Open For Business
We are proud to announce that our sister restaurant One Door East has officially opened its doors! We invite you to join us and enjoy globally inspired tapas, creative cocktails, craft beer and beyond.
Please note that One Door East is located adjacent to Valentino Cucina and is open Monday through Thursday from 5 PM to Midnight and Friday through Saturday from 5 PM to 1 AM. In addition to an amazing globally inspired menu, patrons will also enjoy an industrial setting and a large bar perfect for socializing.